About TFP

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The Food Partners (TFP), headquartered in Washington DC, is the nation’s preeminent investment banking firm to the food industry. TFP provides merger, acquisition and divestiture services, private placements of debt and equity capital, financial restructuring, strategic advisory and loan portfolio services. Clients represent all segments of the food chain and include input, processing, manufacturing, distribution and retail companies as well as the most prominent capital sources to the food industry. TFP’s principals serve clients from the Washington DC office and across the nation.

By utilizing TFP’s services, clients rely on a team of professionals that has:

  • Advised on more than 75 mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, representing total consideration in excess of $5.0 billion.
  • Advised in the placement of more than $10.0 billion of financing for clients.
  • Advised more privately held food wholesalers and retailers on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures than any other group in the industry.
  • Advised nearly every major agricultural and food distribution cooperative in the country.
  • Created the food industry’s most comprehensive databases for private and public food industry transactions, potential capital sources, and middle market food companies.
  • Established and obtained funding for more than 25 ESOPs.